Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday that popular money-transfer service Western Union will implement a comprehensive anti-fraud program in response to widespread claims of consumer fraud by third parties who use the service in their criminal schemes. As part of a settlement with Mississippi and... Read More.
Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that a Purvis man is going to prison for possessing child pornography. Jonathan Thomas Davis, 18, waived his indictment and pleaded guilty today to a bill of information to one count of child exploitation before Forrest County Circuit Court... Read More.
Mississippians to Receive Unlimited Free Credit Reports; Agencies to pay $7.1 million to state Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies will overhaul their business practices and offer Mississippians unlimited access to free credit
Internet crime is constantly taking place, and it often goes undetected. As technology continues to improve and play a greater role in our lives, criminals are also refining their skills online. Attorney General Jim Hood today asked Mississippi consumers and businesses to continue to be... Read More.